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This Valentine’s Day, is office romance on the rocks?

02/06/2018

According to CareerBuilder’s Annual Valentine’s Day survey conducted by The Harris Poll, office romance is at a 10-year low, with 36% of workers reporting dating a co-worker, down from 41% last year and 40% in 2008.

One-third of hiring execs expect job churn in 2018

02/06/2018

Thirty-five percent of hiring decision makers expect more employees to quit this year, according to a new poll conducted by Glassdoor, the recruitment web site.

Where are all the happy workers?

01/25/2018

A new survey by Sokanu, a career-compatibility tester, identified the states and jobs in which the highest percentage of people said they are happy.

HR: Employers fail at elevating female leaders

01/25/2018

While a majority of HR professionals (82%) believe that elevating women into leadership roles is a critical business issue, only about a quarter of those HR pros (28%) are satisfied with their organization’s ability to achieve that goal.

Snapshot: Why don’t more Americans study STEM subjects?

01/23/2018

About one-third of college graduates have a degree in a STEM subject—science, technology, engineering, math. Why not more?

Hot economy can’t calm financial worries

01/23/2018

The stock market is soaring. The unemployment rate continues to shrink. Consumer confidence just registered a 17-year high. Yet a new survey just revealed that U.S. employees feel more financially vulnerable than they have in several years.

Minnesota’s unemployment rate well below national number

01/18/2018

In news that may spell trouble in 2018 for Minnesota employers, it appears that the state’s unemployment rate is steadily declining to lows not seen in decades.

Workplace deaths reach highest total since 2008

01/18/2018

The number of workers killed on the job reached 5,190 in 2016, the third straight year of increases and the highest number since 2008, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Bad hires cost $15,000, plague 74% of employers

12/12/2017

According to a new CareerBuilder survey, companies last year lost an average of $14,900 every time they made a hiring mistake.

Little confidence in ability to elevate female leaders

12/12/2017

Only 28% of senior HR executives are satisfied with their organization’s ability to elevate women into leadership roles.